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Do you own Alexi Ogando’s first baseball card and not even know it?

The Alexi Ogando card that caught my attention Wednesday night when he was on the mound during Game 1 actually came from way back in 2004 when he was still an outfield prospect for the Oakland A’s known as Alexis Ogano.

Box Busters: 2011 Topps Heritage MiLB cards

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Brian Fleischer as they rip into a pair of 2011 Topps Heritage MiLB cards in this latest episode of Box Busters.

Could this end up being Bryce Harper’s lone (non 1/1) minor league certified autograph?

As Bryce Harper’s first season as a professional player winds down with his Harrisburg Senators in the hunt for the Class AA Eastern League title starting next week, some collectors are eagerly looking forward to the arrival of 2011 Topps Heritage Minor League.

Weekly Highlights (July 25 – July 29)

Beckett.com’s weekly highlights from July 25 – July 29.

Bryce Harper headlines this week’s eTopps MiLB cards

The first eTopps Minor League card of the most-watched Class AA player on the planet, Washington Nationals prospect Bryce Harper, was launched as an initial public offering today as part of the online portfolio trading card program.

Onyx Authenticated readies two more Preferred Players Collection baseball products

Onyx Authenticated’s debut release of Preferred Players Collection, a boxed memorabilia product, has been well-received — so much so it’s now getting the Ernie Banks treatment. As in “let’s play two.”

Box Busters: 2011 Topps Pro Debut MiLB cards

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Brian Fleischer as they rip into a box of 2011 Topps Pro Debut minor league baseball cards in this latest episode of Box Busters.

First look: 2011 Topps Heritage Minor League Baseball

Topps unveiled the basic product information and preview images for a new Minor League Baseball line on Tuesday afternoon, 2011 Topps Heritage Minor League Edition, which will arrive in mid-September with three very notable inclusions.

“Macho Man” Randy Savage, err Randy Poffo, may not have had a baseball card but … I found something else

I hit the Buy It Now button, knowing full well that I could be quite disappointed in an inexpensive but trivial purchase — but I wanted a piece of Poffo, the baseball player, to go with my 1994 Action Packed Macho Man autograph.

Remember, everybody … Thursday is Sheen-co de Mayo!

Tonight will be Sheen-Co De Mayo at the ballpark — at least in Lake Elsinore, Calif. — and the bobblehead doll seen here will enter the memorabilia market.

MLB authenticates items from Harper’s MiLB debut

The lineup card, several baseballs and the locker nameplate used in Bryce Harper’s first minor league game have all been authenticated and stashed away for upcoming auctions, according to an MLB employee who gave Beckett Media an exclusive peek at some of the items this week.

Bryce Harper’s first team-issued Minor League Baseball card will cost you … $22

Bryce Harper’s sluggish start apparently hasn’t dampened demand for his first pieces of minor-league memorabilia based on prices for Harper’s Hagerstown items on the Maryland team’s webstore, though.

Charlie Sheen’s winning streak sure means one thing … more memorabilia

Charlie Sheen’s eccentricity — can we safely call it that … or is it merely a winning streak? — of late has meant one thing amidst the hustle and bustle of the Violent Torpedo of Truth tour.

Harper’s first MiLB card coming in Topps’ Pro Debut

Baseball’s wonder kid may not be in The Show, but he’s already on at least one officially licensed Topps baseball card as a pro — as a member of the Hagerstown Suns.

eTopps starts it MILB campaign with one of the hottest prospects

By Susan Lulgjuraj | Contributing Editor Minor League baseball players are back on eTopps cards this week. Topps kicks off the series off with two of the most talked about prospects in the game. The week’s allocation include Los Angeles Angels farmhand Mike Trout and Minnesota Twins infield prospect Miguel Sano. Trout’s cards are limited […]

In the minors: There are surprises to be found

With In the Minors, we’ve recently explored some of the unusual finds that collectors will discover in their sets of minor league baseball cards. But you ain’t seen nothing yet.

In the minors: Mascot cards run rampant

Sure, minor league teams come and go (just like players), but it seems most minor league set include a card of their fuzzy team representatives like Cosmo for the Las Vegas 51s (above).